Hari Mandir (Golden Temple), Amristar, seen from the bank of Lake Sarova

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RIBApix ref no RIBA60431
CountryIndia
CityAmristar
Subject Date1604
Image Date1900
ViewExterior
MediumPhotoprint
Library Reference21129
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Originally built in 1574, this temple was rebuilt during the leadership of Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji (1581-1606), the fifth of the Ten Gurus of the Sikhs. In the 1760s it was attacked by Afghans and had to be substantially rebuilt. This temple is the holiest shrine in Sikhism.

Subject tags

temples, lakes, shrines